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7 Ways to Unleash Your Creativity

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nOver at Design Sojourn, there’s a great list of 7 ways to unlock your inner creativity. Many of the ideas have been adapted from or inspired by IDEO, one of the most innovative industrial design firms in the world:


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(1) Set up a dedicated workspace;

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(2) Know your “peak period” of creativity flow;

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(3) Have a creative community by your side;

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(4) Master the art of story-telling;

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(5) Read as much as you can about new ideas and new technologies;

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(6)  Work in other media to work your creative brain cells;

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(7) Document your ideas in a notebook or with post-it notes.

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Of course, nobody is expected to master all seven of these creativity techniques: “You don’t need all of them to work at once, you just need tonidentify some of the ways that bests fits your comfort level and try it.”

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[image: Brainstorming at IDEO]

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